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Police arrest Tayali for hate speech.

Police arrest Tayali!
Police in Lusaka have arrested Chilufya Tayali aged 48 of House Number 38 Ngwezi Road in Roma Township for the offence of Hate Speech Contrary to Section 65 of the Cyber Security and Cyber Crime Act No.2 of 2021.

This is in connection with the recent remarks he allegedly made and posted on various social media platforms were he mentioned some traditional Chiefs and some Commanders from the Defence and Security wings .This occurred between January 1and 29, 2023.

In a similar incident, Police have apprehended Christopher Kapita aged 54 a Taxi Driver of Lusaka for the offence of Giving False Information to a Public Officer Contary Section 125 of the Penal Code, Chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia. This occurred on January 29,2023 in Lusaka.

The suspects are detained in Police custody awaiting to be formally charged.

Godfrey Chilabi
Assistant Public Relations Officer

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